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Support Girls Incorporated of the Island City to inspire all girls to be
strong, smart, and bold.
through innovative programs, activities, and advocacy.
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Our Impact

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Since 1964, Girls Inc. of the Island City has empowered more than 20,000 girls in the city of Alameda to realize their potential as fearless, goal-oriented women. Through our national, research-based curriculum, girls discover the skills to live:

STRONG and healthy -- Girls Inc. girls are physically active, in charge of their own reproductive health, and have sound body image and relationships.

SMART and educated -- Girls Inc. girls are college-bound, motivated to succeed academically, and confident in STEAM fields.

BOLD and independent -- Girls Inc. girls are economically literate and are assertive, resilient advocates for themselves and others.

As Girls Inc. looks to the next 50 years, the community will continue to play a critical role in our girls’ lives, inspiring future Strong, Smart, & Bold makers and leaders! Join us.

Latest News & Events
Girls Inc. of the Island City invites you to...
Party with a Purpose

Party! with a Purpose
Friday, September 30, 2016
6:30pm - 9:30pm
$125 per person
Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral Platia
4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland CA

Purchase Tickets

Enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay Area while you:

  • Dine on a variety of savory and sweet culinary presentations from top chefs and restaurants at their exclusive stations
  • Drink award-winning wines, craft beers, and exceptional spirits
  • Dance the night away under the stars to live music
  • Delight in performances by unique and amazing artists

Party! with a Purpose is supported by generous sponsors and food and beverage donors. This means 70% of proceeds from your admission ticket goes directly to Girls Inc. of the Island City programs that inspire all girls to be strong (healthy), smart (educated), and bold (independent). No other fundraising--auctions, raffles, or appeals--will take place at this event.

Space is limited and this event will definitely sell out. Dress is fun and festive. Free garage parking. Guests must be 21 or over to attend. Find out more!

Girls’ Program
2016-2017 School Year Registration

Registration for the 2016-2017 school year will take place during three dates in July at our main office, 1724 Santa Clara Avenue. Some of the registration forms are available in advance for you to print and fill out ahead of time. Please bring in the completed forms to one of the registration times to pay, fill out two more forms (in duplicate which cannot be done online), and formally register your girl(s). We will not take mail-in or drop-off registration. Please note that registration is first come first serve. Once we have reached capacity, we will open a wait list. Please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte for questions.

Registration dates and times:

  • Thursday, July 7th, 4-6pm
  • Thursday, July 14th, 4-6pm
  • Thursday, July 21st, 4-6pm

Registration forms are available to download and print. Learn more about our fee structure and payment plans, and find the answers to frequently asked questions here.

Teen Program 2016-2017

Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up now for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of 5 workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. Please check back in August for more information.

Questions? Contact Teen Program Coordinators, Dana Swint and Hannah Joy Wirshing.

Summer Camp Information

Summer Camp PhotosAll weeks of summer camp are currently full. To be placed on the wait list, please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte.

For more information about our summer camp program, visit our Summer Camp page or download our Summer Camp Brochure and Summer Camp Field Trip Calendar.

You can also download our summer camp registration forms now.